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General Santos City is a quiet yet developing city in Mindanao, southern islands of the Philippines. It is called Tuna Capital of the Philippines, however, it might be better to call it Tuna Highway of the Philippines. Nevertheless, it is a city with a lot of promise, affordable seafoods, fruits and fresh air.

Should you need any information about Gensan, please send an email to mindanaobiz@gmail.com.

This blog is maintained by Cathy Madueno-Bolodo.

Visit her other blogs, too!

  1. February 13, 2008 at 2:01 pm | #1

    hi cath

    job here. my brother sent me this link kasi she found out
    your best foods sa gensan :)

    heheh ikaw pala ito…

    you can also link my wifes blog.

    thanks send me regards to sir milper…

  2. February 14, 2008 at 1:05 am | #2

    Hi job! Good to hear from you. Thanks at nadiscover nyo ang aking munting blog. Obviously halos puro pagkain bec of my clients. hehe! Ano pala blog URL ng wife mo? Magkakaanak ka na ba? :-)

    Cathy

  3. alvin
    February 19, 2008 at 4:23 am | #3

    hi,
    Im from Koronadal City. Juz wanna know wer is the venue for The Company’s concert in Gensan dis coming Feb. 23 and wer to get the tickets.Thank you very much!

  4. February 27, 2008 at 5:44 pm | #4

    Have a nice day !

  5. February 27, 2008 at 11:26 pm | #5

    Thanks Bibomedia! You have a nice day too!

  6. kim
    June 17, 2008 at 7:59 pm | #6

    hi poh…
    I’m kim..
    tatanung ko poh kung ano culture and tradition sa gensan.Pinanganak ako jan sa gensan pero hnd ko poh alam kng anung tradition meron.assignment po kasi namn about sa province ng families.dito poh ako ngayn sa manila..thanx poh..God bless..

    • sampaguita
      June 18, 2010 at 9:59 pm | #7

      para ka namang hindi pilipino day..grabe ang hangin mo naman.. ano akala mo sa taga gensan..pag sure oi..

      • June 19, 2010 at 8:17 am | #8

        What do you mean?

      • ann
        September 20, 2011 at 10:37 am | #9

        hahahhh nkpunta lng manila..city nmn ang gensan eh..bkit san kaaya sa manila baka sa quiapo lng din….

  7. June 17, 2008 at 9:11 pm | #10

    Hi kim! in terms of business and way of life, it’s much slower than manila.

  8. hermitanyo
    July 5, 2008 at 9:54 pm | #11

    hehehe ay pede pala tegalig…
    can i type in bisiyi too?

  9. July 6, 2008 at 1:47 pm | #12

    Hi hermitanyo! pwede bisaya sure!

  10. July 26, 2008 at 1:22 pm | #13

    hi, please check on our http://www.gensanexchange.com, we are evolving it into a trading portal for gensan products and services, hope you can help us spread the word, thanks!

    • july
      July 14, 2010 at 12:46 pm | #14

      hi
      ms. cath

      anu hiring nio po ngayon

  11. July 26, 2008 at 2:46 pm | #15

    Hi reycarts! Thanks for dropping by. Good site you have there!

  12. Majds
    August 16, 2008 at 1:11 am | #16

    takamus!

    ayos ah. may ganito na palang blogger sa gensan. di ko lang inexpect. hahaha. anyways, good job! very helpful ang mga topics tulad nung sa bir and sa motorcycle drivers. nice. taga gensan din ako.

  13. August 16, 2008 at 6:39 am | #17

    Hi majds! Thank you sa pagbisita!

  14. kongleong
    December 10, 2008 at 4:19 pm | #18

    Hi Cathy,

    I m from Malaysia Penang. all I know about Gensan is their tuna export. Btw where do the providers export?

    • liz
      December 3, 2011 at 2:46 pm | #19

      hi po! may alm po ba kaung magpaparal nautical po course ko pls email napoles_lisa2000@yahoo.com or contact me 09265228952…thnk you!!!!!!!!!!!1

  15. December 10, 2008 at 5:20 pm | #20

    hi kongleong. what do you mean by providers? if you mean the processed tuna or fresh frozen, they export to japan, US and other countries. though i’m not exactly an expert on that.

  16. kongleong
    December 12, 2008 at 12:19 pm | #21

    hi cathy,

    yes i do mean the exporters of tuna fish. Anyway thank you for the information.

  17. peter
    January 8, 2009 at 7:09 pm | #22

    what you should have there is where the churches are in gensan and where to shop too.

    It a beautiful city, with very nice people

  18. January 8, 2009 at 7:48 pm | #23

    Hi Peter! Thanks for your suggestion. Will look into those soon! Glad you like Gensan too.

  19. chic
    February 4, 2009 at 8:30 pm | #24

    hi momi..nice to see this site of yours..very informative..your daughter ,camille is such a cutie..classmates sila ng kid ko..keep blogging..ill wait for your next post..

  20. February 5, 2009 at 12:17 pm | #25

    Hi chic! Yeah I know you from school. Thanks for dropping by ha! Glad to be of any help. :-)

  21. Nessie
    March 22, 2009 at 10:58 pm | #26

    Hi Cat! Musta na??? Hinanap kita sa web ha and fortunately I found you! ano email address mo? may friendster account ka ba? please add me to your ym ha.. Let’s catch up!

  22. daisy f. cueme
    March 28, 2009 at 10:04 pm | #27

    hello po im daisy,..paano po mg-aply jan sa gensan robinson saan po bnda mg-aply personaly?..kahit partime lng po ok lng sa akn,bsta my work lng po,…bali college level po ako 2nd year college from GFI-GENSAN BSBA-MA po course ko,..pwde po ako mgstart anytime as possible,…anty po me sa rply nyo,salamat po’…god bless”,)..

    • the labangal kid
      May 22, 2009 at 6:17 pm | #28

      hello… sa mga gustong mag-apply sa Robinson’s, go to the PESO office sa old city hall. pwede kayong mag inquire doon… hope this helps!

      go gensan!

  23. April 3, 2009 at 1:44 am | #29

    i’ve heard so much about the great food fish there. i hope to learn more about gensan through your blog. thanks cathy for visiting my blog!

  24. April 3, 2009 at 12:38 pm | #30

    Hi christine! Thanks for dropping by too. I love your site. Learned about it through Nana Nadal’s facebook link. She’s my friend from college. You should visit Gensan soon. Cheers!

  25. iam
    April 5, 2009 at 12:21 am | #31

    Hi,

    Great site! Love it! Is there anyway that we can contribute blogs about our beloved city and all it’s glory here as well?

  26. April 5, 2009 at 12:24 pm | #32

    Hi Iam! Hey I’d love to accommodate you. though not yet on this site. I’ll be making a more official blog on gensan soon! Do you write now? Thanks for dropping by!

  27. benjamin
    April 5, 2009 at 1:43 pm | #33

    wow! nice website! wala akong ma sabi..

  28. April 5, 2009 at 1:59 pm | #34

    Hi Benjamin! Thanks! I’m glad you like the site.

  29. john paul
    April 6, 2009 at 12:04 pm | #35

    hi poh pano poh mag apply sa inyo kahit anong trabaho poh ok lang poh sakin,,,thnx

  30. john aul
    April 7, 2009 at 10:47 am | #36

    hi miss cathy may vacant poh ba na trabaho kahit ano lang poh na trabaho coolege lecel poh ako,kailangan ko ph kc ng trabaho,thnx

  31. April 7, 2009 at 10:52 pm | #37

    Hi John! So far kung ano yung nakapost dito sa blog, yun yung alam kong mga vacancies. Try mo rin sa ibang companies.

  32. aldrin
    April 21, 2009 at 8:48 pm | #38

    hi mam?

    mam meron po bang hiring para sa encoder??
    sana po magkaroon ng hiring at robinson.. i would like to apply in that posistion mam..
    you can directly contact my # 09215929432..

  33. moja
    May 2, 2009 at 9:02 pm | #39

    hi cathy! nice blog.

    anyway, just want to ask if robinsons is still hiring it personnel until now? i’m planning to apply there once i arrived there from manila. hope you can help me out since you have connections with rob people.

    God speed

  34. May 2, 2009 at 9:20 pm | #40

    Hi Moja! I am not sure if they are still hiring. Just send your application to the Davao office found in my blog about the Robinsons hiring. Thanks for dropping by!

  35. sandy
    May 8, 2009 at 12:48 pm | #41

    Good Day!!! just want to inquire the enrollment fee and monthly tuition fee for your school (wizard school)pls!!! if you dont mind! thanks…

  36. sandy
    May 9, 2009 at 10:41 am | #42

    have a nice day Mam Cathy! about don sa binigay mong Number sa wizard school (083 3020211) tumawag ako don pero sabi wrong number internet shop daw yon,can i have the number again pls!!!thanks…

  37. benjamin
    May 24, 2009 at 5:57 pm | #43

    helo mam cathy good day..i’m a computer technician is there a vacant job?

  38. May 28, 2009 at 3:43 pm | #44

    4th MINDANAO FRANCHISE EXPO
    The General Santos City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc., Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), SMED Council, Inc., the City Government of General Santos, and RK Franchise Consultancy together with the Filipino International Franchise Association (FIFA), will hold the 4th Mindanao Franchise Expo on June 26-28, 2009 at the Gaisano Mall of GenSan Atrium, General Santos City.
    The three-day 4th Mindanao Franchise Expo is one way of bringing franchise opportunities closer to the Mindanao regions where the franchise market is growing stronger. This event is definitely a showcase of successful franchisers from Manila, Cebu, Davao and General Santos City to prospective Franchisees and new and promising concepts in food, retail or services to consider franchising. Franchising has evolved also in Mindanao to be the most successful way to expand a business or to go into a business by yourself. The fastest way for business owners to grow a business is to franchise it out instead of opening own branches. On the other hand, the safest way to invest money is to get a reputable franchise as franchises offers the advantages of being proven profitable, provide training, opening assistance and operations manual.
    Among the exhibitors will be the following Companies showcasing their franchise and business opportunities: Phoenix Fuels Life, Julies Bakeshop, RK Franchise Consultancy, Kuya Chito Takuyaki, Nadies Chicken House, Southern Synergy, Penongs Barbecue Seafood & Grill, Mamma Maria Pizza, Solerex Water Technologies, Asian Tropics, Fresh Salon, Smart Choice Laundry, Hollywood Nails, Aficianodo Germany Perfumes, Swiss Fregrances, Premium Graphics, Inkman Ventures, Global Business World, Greenrose Laundry, Dimsum Diner, Dermaline Facial & Skin Care, Beestop Foodhauz, Star Communication, Rocky Mountain Café, Botoy’s Lechon Manok, Best Buy Warehouse, Livingwater Systems, Business Mirror and FranchiseToday.
    The expo timed during the GenSan Business Month (Yaman GenSan) and is open to the public during mall hours and is designed to allow prospective Franchisees to get a close-up look at a range of different franchises, meet with the company representatives, attend franchise seminars and become familiar with the growing world of franchising.
    A Franchise Seminar by senior franchise consultant Rudolf Kotik, who has 30 years of experience in the Franchise Business in 3 Continents, is scheduled at June 27, 2009. For reservation please call (083) 552-5105 or 552-8385.
    For details or interested exhibitors please visit the website http://www.mindanaofanchise.com or contact the organizers CEO Events & Expo Organizers in Manila at (02) 995.0734 and in Cebu at (032) 273.3827 or in General Santos City the Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Miss Pilar Afuang at (083) 552-5105 or email info@ceoexpos.com

  39. May 28, 2009 at 4:27 pm | #45

    Hi Mr. Kotik! Send you an email about the franchise expo. I will surely check it out. Thanks for dropping by!

  40. whilbert
    June 30, 2009 at 12:49 pm | #46

    hi kathy,
    godday!!!!

    we will be having a 14days exhibit at gaisano mall of gensan by july06 to 14, 2009, i just want to ask a favor from you if you have frens or network that has a boarding house or room for rent for 2 persons,, coz we are planiing to rent insted of going to pension or lodging house that wil cost us a lot,,

    i hope you can help us with this,

    you can reach us thrue txt at 0910- 6445578

    thanks a lot in advance and god bless you,

    looking forward to hear from you

    my regards,

  41. June 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm | #47

    HI whilbert! I only know two. NFA it’s just walking distance from Gaisano. Boarding house at Marasa Grill/ Clarisa residence. You can call them at 083 5524628.

    • whilbert
      July 1, 2009 at 12:01 pm | #48

      hi cathy,
      thank you very much for your ,, its highly appreciated,,

      but i try to call the number you gave at your email but its out of service,,

      you might have onother???

      im very sorry to disturb you,,

      my regards,
      whilbert

  42. faith
    July 2, 2009 at 2:32 pm | #49

    hello,
    i know we are excited to be part of the company.kilan kaya malaman if natanggap na tau noh?

  43. July 2, 2009 at 4:17 pm | #50

    hi faith! What company is that again?

  44. Jhon Rian Murillo
    July 14, 2009 at 3:11 pm | #51

    Good day maam! I just wanna know the complete address and and email of the Human resource department of the proposed Robinson Place in GENSAN.

  45. Jaime Diano
    July 14, 2009 at 3:14 pm | #52

    Unsay availbale nyo na trabaho diha, ipost kay paapplayon nako akong anak. kontaka lang ko ani na number. 09067060525. Salamat po..

  46. Prima Hower
    July 18, 2009 at 12:35 am | #53

    Just dropped by to say hello to a dear friend, Rue Rivera Ramas. Let meknow where we can view photos of the Vegetable Convention happening this week. Am from Tampa, Florida. Thanks.

  47. July 18, 2009 at 9:19 am | #54

    Hi Prime! Will try to post pictures soon. thanks for dropping by!

  48. Jessica
    August 1, 2009 at 4:21 am | #55

    Hi Cathy,

    I’m not sure if I’ve used the same email when I posted a question last year about the seafood restaurant in marbel which is known for their crabs..hmm…I’m trying to recall which post was that… I hope you can still recall the name of the restaurant. =)

    I’m coming home this October for my mom’s 50th birthday… I’m scouting for nice and cozy seafood restaurant which can accommodate 100 to 150 close family members and friends… it’s a surprise party so I can’t ask her help in finding a place… I initially thought of Grab a Crab but heard the place is quite small… what do you think? I’ve been there once but cannot remember how big it was.

    I’m based in Singapore now so it’s really hard to plan this alone. Can you recommend any place or restaurant in GenSan or Marbel for this party? Some contact info will be much appreciated too.

    By the way, if I remembered it right, your blog used to have categories. It’s nice to have them back. I’m having a hard time going through all of your archives. I love reading your reviews and posts about GenSan… even those old ones.

    Hope to hear from you again.

    Jessica

  49. August 1, 2009 at 9:15 am | #56

    Hi Jessica! The restaurant in Marbel is Arpoochi. :-)

    I am familiar with restaurants only in Gensan. Most of the big restaurants can put together an excellent seafood menu for you. It’s not exactly their specialty but yes they can cook seafoods. Grab a crab has a nice function room but it just might be for around 100 persons. Other places that can accommodate more than 100 persons would be Orange Bistro, Paseo del Sol, Sarangani Highlands, Family Country Hotel, Sydney Hotel and Family Country Hotel.
    Sorry about the categories, I am a little bit of a mess blogging lately. Sorry! :-) will fix ‘em.

  50. Jessica
    August 1, 2009 at 4:55 pm | #57

    Thanks for the quick reply Cathy!

    I was able to contact Orange Bistro and they are sending me their party package anytime soon. I’ve got their # in one of the Wedding Blogs. I cannot find Paseo del Sol’s contact info over the net though… I’ll try my luck surfing the net again. But should you have their #, just drop me a quick note. =)

    Thanks much!

    Jessica

  51. August 3, 2009 at 8:46 am | #58

    Hi Jessica! Paseo del Sol’s number is 5539298.

  52. Rhoy Lepalem
    October 3, 2009 at 2:37 pm | #59

    Good day miss cath..may hiring pa po ba kau sa mga technical courses? ask sana ako kung saang website makikita?

  53. October 3, 2009 at 11:30 pm | #60

    Hi Rhoy! I have hiring only for restaurant and marketing staff. Thanks!

  54. ranz
    October 28, 2009 at 3:57 pm | #61

    hi! your blog helps me learn more about gensan.
    we’re pllaning to put up business in near future.
    i read some of your links like restorescue.
    thanks for sharing.

  55. October 29, 2009 at 9:01 am | #62

    Hi Ranz! Thanks for dropping by! Just keep reading. :-)

  56. honeybee
    October 29, 2009 at 4:18 pm | #63

    helow good day,,,pano po malalaman pag may hiring po company nyo..kasi interesado po ako aplly..thanks,,,at saka ano po ba requerments nyo po??

  57. October 29, 2009 at 4:32 pm | #64

    Hi Honyebee! Just email me your resume. Thanks!

  58. November 3, 2009 at 1:36 pm | #65

    Helow Maam Cathy,Good day.Pwede pa po ba mag apply?if Pwede pa,pwede through e-mail ko nalang epapasa yong application letters ko.You can contact me Mam trough this mobile number.thanks and more power.

  59. Jerny Jay S. Tuan
    November 23, 2009 at 9:05 am | #66

    gusto q lang ung partime job if pwydi? this is my # 09068330981

  60. nova boston
    December 3, 2009 at 3:21 pm | #67

    hi…

    I’m so thankful i found this site..

    I’m from agusan del sur. I’m surfing to find out the complete address and if possible, the e-mail ad and contact number of the Human Resource Dept. of the Robinsons Place in GenSan, particularly the LG Electronics, where my brother is working since it was opened. He is new 2 ur place and we have no communication with him for almost 3 weeks. My family is so worried about him most especially when the massacre in maguindanao broke out (we thought gensan is near to maguindanao). At the back of our minds, we only thought maybe his phone was lost or stolen or damaged. My family would like to knw whether he got a new number nor he is still working for LG in Robinsons or not. We do not know anyone in GenSan who can help and give us contact from his workplace.That’s why I’m so thankful i found this site..Hope u can do us favor.

    I anticipate a favorable response from you soon. Please send me your feedback at missy_nova75@yahoo.com or text me at my mobile # 09297317315. Thank you very much and more power.God bless

    • December 4, 2009 at 8:57 am | #68

      Hi Nova,

      I can give you Robinsons Gensan’s number 083 5533188. You can start by calling them.

      thanks,

      cathy

  61. December 4, 2009 at 8:58 am | #69

    Hi Nova. Sent you an email already about your query.

  62. AnnSG
    January 8, 2010 at 12:09 am | #70

    Hello there Cathy. Thank God I stumbled upon your blog while looking for food reviews! Been wondering where to dine in Gensan on my next visit and that would be 2months from now. My Bro lives there, but he’s no use, he doesn’t know where to bring me and my friends for good food. We mostly ate tuna the last time I visited, which you can grab of course, in all corners of Gensan. I love tuna, no question, but what I’m looking for is variety. Haay talaga! Thank you, your blog is a big help. Now I can try your featured dining places! Can’t wait to visit Pinas again! :)

  63. January 8, 2010 at 8:20 am | #71

    Hi AnnSG! I’m glad I could be of help! As for the restaurants, if you want one with a beautiful view, I will recommend Sarangani Highlands. It’s up on Tambler turn right after the Fishport Complex. If you want somewhere downtown, there’s Marasa Grill on Kadulasan St., the place is not fancy but it’s pretty and the food is great. There’s alsoTiongson Arcade where you can have variety to the max. Barbecue, crabs, Mongolian, steak… You can also try Icons/Six Blings/ Oh-olang, Grab a Crab and Orange Bistro. Enjoy!

    • weng b
      April 6, 2011 at 12:31 am | #72

      Euro kitchen for the best steak…

  64. cristina redulla-melencion
    January 28, 2010 at 10:12 pm | #73

    hi!

    your posts are interesting :) i’ve been searching about gensan these days. im a davaoena, but im currently based in cagayan de oro city with my husband. we’re thinking of visiting gensan. it’s a shame that it’s a 2-hour drive from davao, and i hadn’t even touch my feet on gensan. could you suggest an itinerary for our visit there in the near future? by the way, we’re a young couple and would love to try out new things. :)

    thank you very much! advance happy valentine’s day to you and your hubby!

  65. January 29, 2010 at 11:12 am | #74

    Hi Cristina! Thank you! Glad you like this blog. Gensan is good place for food finds! I will assume you’ll stay for an overnighter. I will suggest you visit Sarangani Highlands, it’s past the Fishport and high up towards PNP Region 12. Don’t got to Manny Pacquiao’s house unless you’re okay to see the gate only (it’s huge by the way) but I do suggest you check out their store at Robinsons Place. Other restaurants you should visit are Icons/Six blings for some ostrich and crocoddile dishes, Marasa Grill along Kadulasan for simple but extremely good tuna dishes, Grab a Crab (robinsons too). Do check out also the tuna fresh frozen stores along National highway. See you ni Gensan soon!

  66. March 8, 2010 at 10:20 am | #75

    Hi Cathy,

    Thanks for the very informative writeup you made.

    I’d like to ask your permission to use the photo you took of the Gensan View Resort for our plan to make a streamer.

    best regards,

    Joel Santos

  67. March 8, 2010 at 12:47 pm | #76

    Hi Mr. Santos! No problem using our picture. Can I just ask that we be acknowledged properly if there’s any chance to do so (Cathy and Milper Bolodo, my hubby and I both took photos). Which picture will that be? I’m glad you liked the article.

    Hope to meet you the next time we visit.

  68. clea77
    March 23, 2010 at 12:44 am | #77

    hi cath!
    just need help in Gensan. My three siblings need a house for rent for P1,500-P2,000/month. we badly need it para may mastayhan sila habang mag aaral sa Gensan. hope you can help me find 1 for them. wala kasi ako masyadong alam sa Gensan. sana may maraming for Rent na House na swak sa budget :-)

    • JULIE CRISTY BENDITA
      December 5, 2010 at 9:42 pm | #78

      HI..YOU CAN TRY AT NORTH OSMENA ST. LAUZON RESIDENCE..VERY NEAR TO THE TERMINAL AND GEN SAN DOCTORS SCHOOL. HOUSE IS BIG 1500-2000

  69. March 23, 2010 at 8:54 am | #79

    Hi Clea77! I don’t know of any house for rent right now. I’ll post it here if I find anything. Best would be for you to come here and go around the area of the school. Thanks!

  70. honee
    April 10, 2010 at 10:06 pm | #80

    hi! Cathy

    am 27, a fresh graduate of computer base accountancy. Single mom. I want to know if there’s any vacant job that i am qualified, please help me.. thanks..

  71. joy
    April 22, 2010 at 6:07 am | #81

    hi cathy

    i am a resident of gensan,,,im planning to start a business,,but i dont know what to start with,,,where can i inquire or seek advice on what profitable business is good in our place

    tnx

  72. April 22, 2010 at 8:54 am | #82

    Hi Joy! You can go to DTI along Osmena or to CEMCDO, they’re at the Quirino Brgy Hall. Goodluck!

  73. Jida Aljibe-Hautea
    April 27, 2010 at 8:30 am | #83

    Hi, Cathy! We will be having a big event in Gensan ths coming may 21-23, and i’m looking for a local events coordinator to help me out with the client’s requirements like promo models, hosts, caterers, etc…and to also do some legwork in facilitating permits and registration of dance showdown and band competition contestants. If you know anyone there who’s into this kind of work/business, please let me know. My number is 0917-7232184 or 0920-6622777. Thank you very much!

  74. Marie
    May 9, 2010 at 4:26 am | #84

    Hi Cathy,
    Is it ok to post here? I’m Hiring service crew / washer Male atleast 18 yrs old for a food kiosk At Robinsons Mall, they may contact me @ 09228411659. Thanks and more power to your informative and helpful blog,

  75. May 10, 2010 at 9:15 am | #85

    Hi Marie! No problem! A lot of jobseekers visit this site. Let me refer some people to you who might be looking for a job. Thank you!

  76. Jesie James Ginez
    June 13, 2010 at 5:04 pm | #86

    Hi Cathy!

    Good day,

    I been working for almost 4 years already as a Sales Information Analyst and Data Encoder in Makati City, and i’m planning to stay in General Santos City for good, try my opportunity here if there’s any i been searching a lot on online jobs but theirs no job posted located around Gen San, and then i found out this site it helps alot specially a jobseekers like me.. please let me know if there’s a job opportunity that i could apply on or recommend me then,

    Here’s my mobile number 0918-2141252

    Hoping on your favorable response, thanks and more power on this site

    Best Regards

    Jesie James Ginez

  77. June 14, 2010 at 9:13 am | #87

    Hi Jesie! Yes, job hirings here are rarely posted online. My best advice to you would be to keep coming back to this blog since I post job hirings that come my way. Thanks!

  78. Jade
    June 15, 2010 at 6:56 pm | #88

    Hi there! I’ve been looking for a blog about General Santos that’s why I’ve seen your site. We are going to GenSan next year, but i am starting my research (excited much! haha!)

    Do you have an idea if there is a vehicle for rent there? We wanted to spend overnight in Gumasa beach, day tour at Isla Parilla and spend our last night in GenSan.

    Thanks and more power to the site!

    Jade

  79. June 19, 2010 at 8:16 am | #89

    Hi Jade! Yes, there are a lot of vans/cars for hire here. Email me when you are ready to book na. I’ll email you the numbers. Thanks!

    • Jade
      June 20, 2010 at 12:39 am | #90

      Thanks Ms. Cathy! Can you email me the numbers? I just want to have an idea how much we will spend for the car rental or if we can save if we do DIY. Thanks again! Informative site!

      • June 20, 2010 at 10:55 am | #91

        Hi Jade! Here are some numbers you can try. 09176080510, 09173261201, 09212911779, 09164855996

  80. Jade
    June 21, 2010 at 9:08 am | #92

    Thank you Ms. Cathy!

  81. GAY E. CLAVEL
    August 10, 2010 at 7:38 pm | #93

    hi cathy! i’m glad you have this blog site. my family and i are already booked to visit gensan for a day or two in october. i searched for a place in the net where we could stay and found the tierra montana hotel to my liking because it has a swimming pool which my daughter will surely enjoy. i would appreciate if you would post your comments about tierra montana. thanks!

  82. August 10, 2010 at 9:44 pm | #94

    Hi Gay! Glad you like this blog. I have not stayed overnight at Tierra Montana but I heard from friends that the rooms are nice but the toilets are small daw. Should be no problem staying there.

    Thanks!
    Cathy

  83. chemay
    August 30, 2010 at 3:41 pm | #95

    i lyk ur blog…thans for giving such wonderful infos bout our place…nver thought of those places b4.thanks..u’ve helpd me with my asynment.hehehe

  84. August 30, 2010 at 7:07 pm | #96

    HI Chemay! Glad to be of help :-)

  85. Mario Turbanos Jr.
    September 2, 2010 at 12:18 pm | #97

    Hi mustah po I am I.T. technician pwde po bah maka apply diyan Robinson…

    ito po number ko 09262812358 or 09106273445

    thnks po!

  86. red
    October 1, 2010 at 9:16 pm | #98

    meron bang wifi ang place?

  87. sixblings
    October 7, 2010 at 11:44 am | #99

    how can i join blog in your site

  88. October 7, 2010 at 4:39 pm | #100

    Hi Sixblings! What do you mean by join?

    • sixblings icons resto bar
      October 11, 2010 at 9:11 am | #101

      as in join…..pwede ba akong magpost ng ads d2?

  89. October 11, 2010 at 11:23 am | #102

    Hi Sixblings! Email me the ads para I can post it.

  90. harold
    October 14, 2010 at 10:03 pm | #103

    what are those hotels hiring for local job training?and what are those requirements..thnks and more power

  91. anonymus
    October 17, 2010 at 7:02 am | #104

    Hi! May I know if there’s a facial care center in gen san that is same as let’s face it in Manila?

  92. October 17, 2010 at 8:43 am | #105

    Hi Harold! If you search thru the blog you’ll find the available hiring but better if you apply directly with the hotels.

  93. October 17, 2010 at 8:44 am | #106

    Hi Anonymus! There are lots of facial care centers here already. flawless in KCC mall, skin perfect in Robinsons and Beauty Box Spa along National Highway.

  94. Pinky
    November 11, 2010 at 9:46 am | #107

    Hello Cathy,

    About your recent reply about the Beauty Box Spa along Natinal Highway. Can you pls PM (private message to my email) the Telephone number of the Spa…Plssssssssss…

    Thank you!

  95. November 11, 2010 at 1:24 pm | #108

    Hi Pinky! Call Beauty Box at 3010206 or 5534900

  96. cris
    November 13, 2010 at 6:59 am | #109

    hi, im planning a 4 day trip to gen san but i dont know how much it will cost me, could you give me an idea on how much i should have, my travel iteneraries will include a 1 day hotel stay, uhm a fair priced hotel will do not cheap not that expensive either, plus a tour around the city and maybe a overnight stay in a beach resort… plus could you give me an idea where are the romatic places there? thank you very much! :)

  97. November 13, 2010 at 7:15 pm | #110

    Hi Cris! You can already get a good hotel for 1,300 ot 1,900 per night. Beach stay about 3,000. Van rental is at 2,500 per day not including fuel. My recommended places to check out: Sarangani Highlands, Durian Garden, Gumasa beaches, Lemlunay in Maasim. Thanks!

  98. gella
    November 15, 2010 at 10:16 am | #111

    hi cathy..ive read your ad about eyelashes extension…im interested ..but are the price for it are still reasonable just like what you have posted in here? thank you …

    • LEIGH
      January 13, 2011 at 11:38 am | #112

      also with eyelash extension po … gusto sana namin mafeature …. kung pu-pwede po

  99. November 15, 2010 at 2:10 pm | #113

    Hi Gella! I think the price is still the same. You can try calling them to reconfirm.Thanks!

  100. anthony lim
    November 18, 2010 at 3:55 pm | #114

    hi! uhm just wanna ask about the room rates sa gensan hotels or inns, specifically the lea’s pension house. pls. thanks

  101. November 19, 2010 at 10:56 am | #115

    Hi Antohony.. Unfortunately, I don’t hav lea’s pension house’s rates e.Sorry.

  102. dexter
    November 23, 2010 at 4:59 pm | #116

    hi tatanong kulnag kung ano number nang B.I.R sa General santos..mag retrive kaci ako..dito ako ngayon sa CEBU..tnx

  103. November 23, 2010 at 5:50 pm | #117

    Hi Dexter. Sorry don’t have BIR’s number.

  104. apple
    November 29, 2010 at 6:47 pm | #118

    hi po a pleasant day!

    may ask if stil theres a vacant job that suit to my qualification in the field of Hotel Restaurantand Tourism Sector.Please reach me in my number 09058171892. Thanks po..

  105. LEIGH
    January 13, 2011 at 11:36 am | #119

    ma’am..

    I’m from Gma Gensan .. nabasa kopo ang blog mo po regarding sa Kasalang Gensan 2010…
    pwede po bang malaman kugn sino ang organizers nuon and baka po may mga gusto kayong mai-feature sa programa po namin .just email me po sa e-mail add ko po

  106. January 13, 2011 at 1:45 pm | #120

    Hi Leigh! Get in touch with Chiclet Rillo at 5524628 re Kasalan sa Gensan.

  107. LEIGH
    January 13, 2011 at 2:38 pm | #121

    tnx alot Ms Cathy …

  108. January 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm | #122

    hi po may vacant po na job sa waiter dito sa gensan tnk u god speed!!!

  109. January 19, 2011 at 5:50 pm | #123

    Hi Melo, may hiring sa JMIX. Please submit sa Pacquiao office, NLSA Road.

  110. January 21, 2011 at 6:39 pm | #124

    hi sir/ma’am…

    may alam poh kayo van/jeep for hire gensan to cdo…? yung the most affordable poh sana…

    Thanks….

  111. January 21, 2011 at 6:51 pm | #125

    hi ahgarcera. try calling 09212911779. Van yan.

  112. January 26, 2011 at 2:14 pm | #126

    maam cath’can i ask where the exact location ng paquiao office tnk u,may iba pa bang mga hiring sa mga hotel?tnk u maam cath big help ka po godspeed!!!

  113. January 26, 2011 at 2:57 pm | #127

    @melo- Pacquiao office is at the Pacquiao Residence, NLSA Road, Lagao.

  114. leonora mina
    January 28, 2011 at 10:00 am | #128

    mam cath,pwede ba mag send resume dito? bka may in need,at makita agad file ko.thanks

  115. January 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm | #129

    Leonora, email your resume to me at mindanaobiz@gmail.com. Thanks!

  116. February 7, 2011 at 3:51 pm | #130

    hi ate caath I just want to ask kung anong vacant job nyo gus2 ko sanang mag apply.thanks pls you can contact me at 09098825334

  117. February 28, 2011 at 10:06 am | #132

    hi maam cathy ask ko lang po kung may bakanting waiter dito po sa gensan maam!salamat po please text me po kung may hiring sa gensan eto po number ko 09993050731 maraming salamat po maam!!godspeed u po!dami mo pung natutulongan!!thank you!

  118. February 28, 2011 at 11:17 am | #133

    Hi Franz. Please check http://gensanjobs.blogspot.com or send your resumes sa mga restaurants. Thanks!

  119. February 28, 2011 at 12:08 pm | #134

    okey maam cathy,salamat po!

  120. al
    March 11, 2011 at 8:51 am | #135

    gud day, cath! I jst read d post a while ago about house 4 rent ranges frm 1500-2000 naa pb availble s north osmena st lauzon, or knang mlapit lng s ten point export cmpany. Mgblhn man gud mi w/ my 2 kids s gensan asap ky ngwork man akng wife s ten point. Cn u help me?hr s my 09213953553.

  121. March 11, 2011 at 1:51 pm | #136

    Hi Al! I don’t know of any house for rent now. You really have to go to the subdivisions to scout for vacant houses. SOrry I don’t have the time to go around for you e. :-( But I’ll let you know if there’s any house for rent I pass by.

  122. April 26, 2011 at 8:06 am | #137

    good morning po tanong ko lang po kung nka register itong JUTILES INTERNATIONAL MOVEMENT SEC REG.NO.: CN201128866 my offer sila sa amin bka manloloko lang pla check lang po

  123. April 26, 2011 at 8:37 am | #138

    Hi Levo! I don’t know what you’re talking about. :-)

  124. mark grey
    May 14, 2011 at 4:50 pm | #139

    wt is jutiles international movement????

  125. August 20, 2011 at 3:39 am | #140

    hi, do we have a golf course in gensan and a place where we can practice golf?i need to know ASAP.
    thanks

  126. August 20, 2011 at 5:40 am | #141

    Hi Shiela! There is a driving range in Gensan, that’s Anchor Driving Range. The golf courses are 30 minutes away. Thanks!

  127. Cynthia
    September 4, 2011 at 9:01 pm | #142

    Hi want to inquire where i can find someone who does food franchise in GENSAN.

    pls. email me —> cynthiabtrs@gmail.com

    thanks

    alot

    • September 5, 2011 at 3:44 pm | #143

      Hi Cynthia,

      What exactly are you looking for? Someone who sells franchises or setups franchises? I actually consult for some restaurants.

      Thanks!

      Cathy

  128. don baluran
    September 18, 2011 at 8:50 pm | #144

    wat is your landline? i mean sa hotel?ty

  129. September 19, 2011 at 7:38 am | #145

    Hi Don! Which hotel are you looking for? I am not connected with any particular hotel. thanks.

  130. sharlotte
    October 25, 2011 at 8:28 pm | #146

    need help sana…hanap ako ng rent to own house jan sa gensan..near schools, malls and churches. khit apartment nlng…thanks po!

    • October 25, 2011 at 9:16 pm | #147

      Sorry Sharlotte. Don’t know of any now. You’d have to come here and scout the area you want. Thanks!

  131. Irene
    November 3, 2011 at 8:07 am | #148

    Hi Cathy,
    Just passing by. Good to know I have a go to person for that region. I would love to visit some day and get tips from you. Ciao!
    Irene (Subol)

  132. November 3, 2011 at 1:37 pm | #149

    Hi Irene! Thank you very much! Punta ka dito, ipapasyal kita. :-)

  133. November 19, 2011 at 12:47 pm | #150

    hi cathy. :) meron kaming ROOM FOR RENT dto lng bnda sa may JMP II building ni pacquiao (Jmix).
    P 500.00 lang – good for 2 persons na. air conditioned ofcourse. hehehe. baka lng kasi may magtanong kng san mura magstay dto sa gensan. :)

    ito ang link para maview ang photos and ang details :)
    http://www.sulit.com.ph/index.php/view+classifieds/id/4487477/D5+ROOM+FOR+RENT+General+Santos+City+DAILY+WEEKLY+MONTHLY+room+3

    by the way, i read your blogs. :D very informative and sweet. thank u cathy.

  134. November 19, 2011 at 12:53 pm | #151

    cathy may daily, weekly and monthly rate nga pla kami para makamura ang ating mga turista. :)

    • November 30, 2011 at 5:43 pm | #152

      Hi Charise! Please write an official aritcle with pics so I can post it. Thanks!

  135. Jeffrey
    November 30, 2011 at 2:44 pm | #153

    Hello po. Meron po bang oath taking ceremony na magaganap here in Gensan for BSECE? Kasi po ayaw ko nang pumunta ng davao for oath taking,sana meron po dito. Pero kung wala po,its ok thanks.. Kindly inform me po ASAP, thanks again..

    • November 30, 2011 at 5:44 pm | #154

      Hi Jeffrey! Please inquire from your school or from PRC in Davao. Thanks!

  136. Rud Nueva
    December 12, 2011 at 9:13 am | #155

    Hello Cathy….I’ve just newly here in Gensan and I ‘ve looking for a Job. Pwedi mo ba inform sa akin saan ang mga recuitment agency dito sa Gensan…..Thank a lot

    • December 12, 2011 at 9:40 am | #156

      Hi Rud, please contact Dept of Labor and Employment in Magsaysay ave or go to the old City Hall PESO office. They have job postings there. You can also check my jobs blog http://gensanjobs.blogspot.com from time to time for new job hirings. Thanks!

  137. ca
    December 22, 2011 at 11:30 pm | #157

    Hi po. Im a fresh graduate and I took up BShrm. meron po bang any available jobs so far?

    • December 23, 2011 at 1:52 pm | #158

      Hi Ca. Check out this site or gensanjobs.blogspot.com for job hirings. Thanks!

  138. angel bautista
    January 16, 2012 at 10:15 am | #159

    hello ma’am. I’m graduating this October 2012, and left only 1 subject for next semester.. I would like to ask if there’s any job that suits with my course? By the way, I am taking Accountancy course..I don’t have any experience in applying jobs..will you help me? kahit part-time po muna..

    • February 26, 2012 at 8:56 pm | #160

      Hi Angel! You can start by making your resume and application letter then send your applications to companies you’d like to work for. You can go to PESO office in the Old City Hall or check my other blog, gensanjobs.blogspot.com for job hirings in Socsargen. Thanks.

  139. Ken
    February 26, 2012 at 6:51 pm | #161

    Hi, Cathy. Am wondering if you could provide a list of upcoming workshops for kids this summer. I’ve been wanting to enrol my nephew to a book writing workshop, if there is. Thank you! Looking forward for your response.

    • February 26, 2012 at 8:57 pm | #162

      Hi Ken. I don’t have any info yet about summer workshops. Just stay posted. Thanks.

  140. nicole durano
    April 12, 2012 at 5:38 am | #163

    how much the tuition fee of education sch yr 2012

  141. April 12, 2012 at 4:24 pm | #164

    Hi Nicole, tuition fee of what are you asking exactly? thanks.

  142. Anieka
    April 16, 2012 at 2:38 am | #165

    Hi,
    My family is about to relocate to GenSan next month, I’d like to know if you can recommend a good school for my 9-year old daughter and how much the tuition fees cost. She will be in 4th grade this coming school year and she wants a school that has a big library while I need a school that has very tight security. We will be residing in Brgy City Heights near Purok Malakas. I would really appreciate any feedback you might have. Thanks!

  143. AC
    April 25, 2012 at 6:29 am | #166

    Hello Ms. Cathy. I’ve been encountering bad tricycle drivers in our city like not giving the exact change, bad-mouthed ones and many more irritating attitudes of drivers. Hope that there are ordinances or hot lines regarding these problems. They make a bad reputation about our city.

  144. mae
    May 20, 2012 at 4:36 pm | #167

    hi Ms. cathy, I would like to ask if you knew an agency /person/gov’t agencies, where I could enroll for a skills training about corn husk decoration making and others regarding corn husk. thank you so much.
    Looking forward for you positive response.
    mae

  145. Nacsboi
    July 10, 2012 at 7:44 pm | #168

    Where’s the best burgers in town, madame? Yung oversized. Thanks

  146. September 6, 2012 at 1:53 pm | #169

    HELLO

    I AM LOOKING FOR A JOB. I AM LICENSED AGRICULTURIST.THANK YOU:)

  147. phop
    October 3, 2012 at 12:44 pm | #170

    hi maam im phop cimagala..can i send you my resume maam?

  148. Joanna Marie Lumabi
    November 28, 2012 at 5:51 pm | #171

    Hi Mam Cathy, saw your profile n FB while searching for Gen San contacts. My name is Joanna Marie and am Looking for Models for our Globe Telecom project in Gen San for this weekend Nov 31-Dec2. Three days, P2000/day to be brand ambassadors. Please let me know if you can help me or refer us to your friends in that area. i hope to get in touch with you 09178219555. Thank you po

  149. miss begasa
    January 28, 2013 at 8:22 pm | #172

    Hi’mam cathy”tanung lng poh anu ba magandang business s gensan?
    Balak ko kasi mg open..
    Thanks”

  150. January 28, 2013 at 9:05 pm | #173

    Hi Ms. Begasa. Marami pa po. Depende po kung ano ang hilig nyong gawin or linya. Thanks.

  151. annie piang
    March 11, 2013 at 3:23 pm | #174

    hello,matanong ko lng kng san banda tong rent to own house sa gensan at magkano ang down feemint at ilan room po.

  152. October 22, 2013 at 10:13 am | #175

    Hi Cath, I will be visiting Gensan next week.. Oct 30, 2013. Excited to go there.

  153. October 22, 2013 at 11:44 am | #176

    Hi Emer! Great! I hope you have good time.

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